Speech pathologists study speech and language disorders in order to facilitate healthy communication. As Christians, we are called to serve; speech pathology is one concrete way we are able to help rehabilitate those who struggle with issues ranging from speaking to interpreting language.
Calvin's speech pathology and audiology program combines rigorous coursework with clinical experiences in our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities to prepare you for your career. At Calvin, you'll also have the unique option of completing our five-year master's program in speech pathology.
For important information on admissions requirements, please read the following documents:
Careers in Speech Pathology and Audiology
- Acute Care Hospitals
- Rehabilitation Hospitals
- Private Practices
- Assisted Living Centers
- Research Facilities
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Join the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association; study international dialects in England, Scotland and Ireland; assist a professor with communication research over a summer; volunteer at local hospitals and schools.
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Interested in teaching? You can gain certification in Speech Pathology and Audiology as a:
Calvin's teacher education program also contains education-specific course requirements that you must complete prior to certification. See course requirements for:
Professor Robert Keeley talks about the education program.